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Husbäke Man
Oldenburg, Germany

 

 

Husbäke Man

 

     Background information about the mummy

Husbäke Man (discovered in 1936) was found lying face down in a bog near Ammerland. Scientists believe that he was about 20 years old when he died and that he was alive during the Roman period. 

A look inside his intestines revealed that he had eaten fish shortly before his death.  His hair was most likely not red when he died, but light brown or blond; chemicals in the bog would have colored his hair naturally over the centuries.

 

     Where to see him

The Landesmuseum Natur und Mensch (Oldenburg, Germany) displays Husbäke Man and two other bog bodies (Neu England Man and Bockhornerfeld Man).

 

 

 

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